Reliance Communications and Facebook have come together in a partnership. The purpose of this partnership is to provide millions of internet users in India free data access to a limited amount of websites through Internet.org
Via Internet.org, Reliance customers can access certain sites without incurring data charges. For example through Internet.org, Reliance customers can access Bing, a popular search giant free of cost. This service will be available on 2G as well as 3G.
These services will only be available exclusively to Reliance customers in Mumbai, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Chennai, Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Other circles are expected to join soon.
List of free services are divided in to the following categories:
Careers & Jobs: TimesJobs, Babajob
Education & Knowledge: Wikipedia, wikiHow, Dictionary.com, Translator, Reuters Market Lite, Jagran Josh
Health & Social Welfare: Facts for Life (UNICEF), BabyCenter & MAMA, Girl Effect (Nike Foundation), iLearn (UN Women), Malaria No More, Socialblood, AP Speaks
News: BBC News, Times of India, India Today, NDTV, BBC News, IBNLive, Aaj Tak, Amarujala.com, Daily Bhaskar, Maalai Malar, Maharashtra Times,Jagran, Newshunt, Manoramanews.com
Search: Bing (from Microsoft)
Social: Facebook, Facebook Messenger
Sports: ESPN Cricinfo
Utility: OLX, Astro, Cleartrip, AccuWeather
These services are said to be available in English, Marathi, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Gujarati. Other languages are expected to join soon.